Ji Suk Jin‘s father has reportedly passed away today on June 21. His father’s funeral will be held at the Asan Hospital Funeral Home in Seoul.
Ji Suk Jin’s father was ill for quite some time. When he won an award last december at the 2017 SBS Entertainment Awards, Ji Suk Jin revealed that his parents’ health were not doing well.
“My mother and father are not feeling well. I feel they will be happy when they see me win this award, and I’m glad that I can be filial to them in this way.”
— Ji Suk Jin
Broadcast staff members confirmed that he will be unable to participate in his live broadcasts in order to prepare for his father’s funeral. His fellow DJs have stepped up to fill in for the timeslot of “Ji Suk Jin’s 2PM Date”. Kim Shin Young will take over from 2pm to 3pm, and Kim Hyun Chul will take over from 3pm to 4pm.